SSC JE 2021 - Recruitment, Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus, Result, Vacancy Details

SSC JE Exam

SSC JE 2021 will be administered by Staff Selection Commission to recruit Junior Engineers of different branches (Civil, Mechanical and Electrical) for various Central Government organisations such as Central Water Commission, Central Public Works Department, Department of Post, Military Engineering Services, National Technical Research Organisation, Border Roads Organisation, etc. The exam consists of two papers – Paper-I (CBT) and Paper-II (Conventional Type). SSC works under the Government of India and recruits staff for various posts in Ministries and Departments of the Government of India.

SSC JE 2020-21 Latest Notification The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the provisional answer key for the SSC JE 2020 Computer Based exam on 6th April 2021. Candidates were also provided with the facility to submit representations against the answer key from 6th to 9th April 2021 on payment of ₹ 100 per question.

SSC Junior Engineer Exam Overview -

Exam Name

SSC Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical and Electrical)

Conducted by

Staff Selection Commission

Purpose

Recruitment to Centralized Organizations

Exam Type

National Level

Qualification

B.Tech/ Diploma (Civil, Mechanical and Electrical)

Exam Mode

Computer-Based Exam (CBT) for Paper-1

Descriptive Paper (DES) for Paper-2

Official Website

https://ssc.nic.in


Available Application Forms

SSC JE Exam 2021 Important Dates

The important dates for the exam as per official notification are as under:

SSC Junior Engineer Events

SSC Junior Engineer Important Dates

Publication of Notification

1st October 2020

Online Application Form Availability

1st October 2020

Last Date for JE Application Form Submission

30th October 2020

Availability of Admit Card for Paper 1

One week before the examination

Exam Date for Paper 1 SSC JE 2020

22nd to 25th March 2021

SSC JE 2020 Tier 1 answer key

To be announced later

Result of Paper 1

To be announced later

Availability of Admit Card for Paper 2

To be announced later

Exam Date of Paper 2

To be announced later

Result of Paper 2

To be announced later

Declaration of Final Result

To be announced later


SSC JE Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

SSC JE 2021 Exam Pattern

The SSC JE 2020-21 exam pattern consists of two stages – Paper-I (Computer Based Test) and Paper-II (Written Exam). The qualified applicants will be called for the descriptive paper. Let’s have a detailed look at the Staff Selection Commission JE exam pattern -

SSC JE Paper I –

Objective type questions will be asked from areas such as General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning, and General Engineering (Civil and Structural/Electrical/Mechanical). In the general engineering section, candidates have to answer the questions related to their subject selected while filling the application form. The total duration of the Paper I exam is 120 minutes. The online exam has a provision of a negative marking scheme. 1/4th marks will be deducted in case of an incorrect answer.

  • Exam mode – Online
  • Total Marks – 200
  • Total Duration – 2 hours
  • Negative Marks – 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer

Subject-wise Distribution of Questions and Marks (CBT)

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Duration

General

Awareness

50

50

120 minutes

 

Morning Shift: 10 am – 12 pm

 

Afternoon Shift: 2 pm – 4 pm

 

Entry: 30 minutes before the exam starts

General

Intelligence Reasoning

50

50

Part - A

Civil & Structural

 OR

Part-B

Electrical

 OR

Part-C

Mechanical)

100

100

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SSC JE Paper-II –

It consists of three sections – Part A (Civil & Structural), Part B (Electrical), and Part C (Mechanical). The test-takers have to select from these parts according to the post they have applied for. The exam will be held offline. There is no provision of negative marking for the second paper.

  • Exam mode – Offline
  • Total Marks – 300
  • Total Duration – 120 minutes
  • Negative Marking – Not applicable

Subject-wise Distribution of Marks (Conventional Type)

Subjects

Marks

Duration

Part-A

Civil & Structural

OR

Part- B

Electrical

OR

Part-C

Mechanical

OR

Part-D

Electronics

300

12 minutes

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SSC JE 2021 Syllabus

The SSC Junior Engineers exam syllabus mainly covers the key three sections:

  • General Awareness
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Technical Subjects (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil & Structural)

The complete detailed structure of the SSC JE syllabus 2020-21 is presented here. Check the important topics and subjects for the examination.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Awareness

  • Problem Solving and Analysis Judgment, Decision Making
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Arithmetical Reasoning, Verbal and Figure Classification
  • Analogies, Similarities
  • Visual Memory, Discrimination
  • Differences, Space Visualization
  • Observation, Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetical Computations and Other Analytical Functions
  • Abstract Ideas And Symbols And Their Relationships
  • India and its Neighboring Countries
  • Economic Science
  • Culture
  • Current Affairs
  • Geography
  • General Policy and Scientific Research, etc
  • History

 

Technical Subjects (Electrical/ Mechanical/ Civil/ Structural)

Mechanical

  • IC Engines Combustion
  • Theory of Machines and Machine Design
  • 1st and 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
  • IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication
  • Air Compressors & their cycles
  • Dynamics of Ideal fluids
  • Nozzles & Steam Turbines
  • Properties of Pure Substances
  • Fluid Statics, Kinematics, and Measurement of Fluid Pressure
  • Hydraulic Turbines
  • Refrigeration cycles & Centrifugal pumps

Electrical

  • Basic Concepts of Circuit law & Magnetic Circuit
  • Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motors
  • Utilization and Electrical Energy
  • Transmission and Distribution
  • AC Fundamentals
  • Estimation and Costing
  • Electrical Machines & Synchronous Machines

Civil

  • Transportation Engineering
  • Estimating, Costing, and Valuation
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Building Materials
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Soil and Hydraulics Mechanics

Structural

  • Steel Design
  • Concrete Technology
  • Theory of Structures
  • RCC Design


SSC JE Exam 2021 Eligibility

Nationality -

A candidate must be either

  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came to India before 01 January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement in India or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Zaire, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia and Vietnam with intention of permanent settlement in India

Educational Qualification -

  • For SSC JE (Civil): 3 years diploma in Civil Engineering or equivalent course from a recognised institute. 2 years experience in civil construction is desirable for some posts
  • For SSC JE (Electrical & Mechanical): 3 years diploma in Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical) from a recognised university. 2 years experience in electrical or mechanical engineering is desirable.

Age Limit –

While submitting the application form for the Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineer (JE) 2020-21, the applicants must check the age limit of that particular organisation that they are applying for. Different organisations have different age criteria set for the exam.

Post Name

Organisation Name

Age Limit

Junior Engineer (Civil & Mechanical)

Central Water Commission

Up to 32 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical)

CPWD

Up to 32 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)

MES

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)

Farrakka Barrage (Project)

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)

Director General Border Roads

Organisation

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical)

Central Water Power Research

Station

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer Naval

Quality Assurance (Mechanical & Electrical)

DTE of Quality Assurance(Naval)

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)

National Technical Research Organisation

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Department of Post

Up to 27 Years

Junior Engineer (Quality Surveying and Contract)

MES

Up to 27 Years

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Note: SSC would only accept the matriculation certificate or the secondary examination certificate to verify the Date of Birth.

Upper Age Limit Relaxation –

  • SC/ST (Code 01): 5 years
  • OBC (Code 02): 3 years
  • PH (Code 03): 10 years
  • PH OBC (Code 04): 13 years
  • PH SC/ST (Code 05): 15 years

SSC JE Exam 2021 Application Process

The SSC JE 2021 application process is self-explanatory. Candidates are required to apply for the exam only through the official website. The steps are given below -

  • Visit the official website of SSC JE
  • Click on the “Apply” tab on the home-page
  • A pop-up window will appear, select the “JE” tab and click on the link to apply online
  • If applying for the SSC recruitment process for the first time, click on new registration.
  • Upon registration, the Commission will send a registration ID and password
  • Using the registration Id and password, log in to complete the form. Enter all the details asked for in the specified fields, upload photograph (4kb x 20kb) and signature (1kb x 12kb), select the exam centre/city, choose the post you want to apply and pay the application fee to complete the process
  • Take a printout of the confirmation page

SSC JE Application Fee 2021

The candidates belonging to the general categories are required to pay ₹ 100/-, while the female candidates, ex-servicemen, and candidates belonging to the reserved categories are exempted from application fee payment. Application fee can be paid through both offline (e-challan) and online (net banking/credit or debit card) mode of payment.


Other Details

SSC JE Salary Scale 2021 -

Talking about the pay scale of SSC Junior Engineers are mentioned below. Let’s take a look at the in-hand salary amount for various posts are as follows -

Name of the Post

In-Hand Salary

Central Water Commission Department, Junior Engineer (Mechanical) group

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

Central Water Commission Department, Junior Engineer (Civil) group

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

CPWD Junior Engineer (Electrical) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

CPWD Junior Engineer (Civil) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

Junior Engineer (Electrical) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

Junior Engineer (Civil) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

Military Engineering Services (MES) Junior Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

Military Engineering Services (MES) Junior Engineer (Civil) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

Military Engineering Services (MES) Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying & Contract) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

SSC Junior Engineer 2020-21 Process of Selection -

Apprentices will be selected on the basis of the marks obtained in all the rounds i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2 Round. Here are the stages which a student needs to follow in order to qualify for the examination.

  • Stage 1: The written examination of Paper 1 consists of all the Objective Type Questions which will be held online and will be of 200 marks in total.
  • Stage 2: The examination pattern of Paper 2 consists of all the Conventional Type Questions which will be held offline and will be 300 marks in total.

Final selection will be done based on the candidate’s performance in Paper-I and Paper-II and candidates’ preference provided at the time of Document Verification.

SSC JE 2020-21 Vacancies Details -

Vacancies for SSC JE 2020-21 are as under:

S.No.

Name of Organisation

Name of Post

Total Vacancies

1

Border Road Organisation (BRO) - only for Male candidates

Junior Engineer (Civil)

75

2

Central Water Commission (CWC)

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

13

3

Central Water Commission (CWC)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

64

4

Central Water Power Research Station (CWPRS)

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

1

5

Central Water Power Research Station (CWPRS)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

2

6

Central Public Works Department (CPWD)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

114

7

Central Public Works Department (CPWD)

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

76

8

Ministry of Defence (DGQA-NAVAL)

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

1

9

Ministry of Defence (DGQA-NAVAL)

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

4

10

Military Engineering Services (MES)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

271

11

Military Engineering Services (MES)

Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)

163

12

Farakka Barrage Project (FBP)

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

1

TOTAL

 

 

785

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Candidates can check out the category-wise vacancies here.

SSC JE Exam 2021 Admit Card

The SSC JE Admit Card 2020 for Paper 1 and 2 will be issued 10 to 15 days prior to the commencement of the exam. Aspirants can download the admit card of the Paper 1 scheme simply by using their registration credentials. Take a printout of the same as the call letter is necessary to get an entry at the examination hall.

SSC JE Exam Centres 2021 -

Exam Centres

Centre Codes

Port Blair

4802

Delhi

2201

Ahmedabad

7001

Jaipur

2405

Dehradun

2002

Mumbai

7204

Lucknow

3010

Guwahati (Dispur)

5105

Hyderabad

8601

Panaji

7801

Nagpur

7205

Allahabad

3003

Nizamabad

8602

Itanagar

5001

Bhubaneswar

4604

Pondicherry

8404

Patna

3206

Kolkata

4410

Warrangal

8603

Gangtok

4001

Chennai

8201

Vijayawada

8008

Ranchi

4205

Vishakhapatnam

8007

Imphal

5501

Bengaluru

9001

Kavaratti

9401

Aizwal

5701

Raipur

6204

Agartala

5601

Srinagar (J&K)

1007

Shillong

5401

Bhopal

6001

Thiruvananthapuram

9211

Kohima

5302

Jammu

1004

Jagdalpur

6203

Churachandpur

5502

Baramula

1002

Chandigarh

1601

Shimla

1203

SSC JE 2020-21 Answer Key -

SSC JE Answer key 2021 for paper-I was released by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on 6th April 2021. Along with the SSC JE answer key, candidates' response sheets were released by the Commission. Apart from this, the window for challenging the SSC JE 2020 answer key was also activated from 6th to 9th April 2021. Candidates can check the SSC JE answer key and their response sheet on the official website of the commission.

Steps to check Answer Key For Tier 1

  • Click on the file for SSC JE Answer Key 2020.
  • Click the link for the tentative answer key, response sheet, and submission of representation provided inside the file.
  • Log in using the User ID and Password.
  • Click Login Button and check the SSC JE Answer Key  Tier 1 2020
  • Candidates may download their JE Answer key for future purposes too.
  • The candidate may take a print out of their respective Response Sheets, as the same will not be available after the specified time limit.

SSC JE Answer key How To Raise Objection?

  • Candidates can check their answer key and submit their queries.
  • Queries/Objection is given for every question just below the question.
  • Candidates will be charged with ₹ 100/- per question.
  • The fee will be refunded if the challenge is correct & genuine.
  • Candidates will get the information about a final answer key.

SSC JE Result 2021

The SSC JE Result 2020 will be declared on the official website. Students can check the result of both Paper 1 and Paper on the official website of the Staff Selection Commission. The final selection round will be determined on the basis of the candidate’s performance in both Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Resolution of Tie Score

There are several instances of tie cases where multiple candidates secure equal marks. In such cases, SS will break the tie applying the underneath methods –

  • Total marks in Paper-I
  • Total marks in Paper-II
  • Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher
  • Alphabetical order in the first names of the candidates appear

SSC JE 2021 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

The SSC JE exam is conducted for the recruitment of Junior Engineers in different departments under the Government of India. Here are the FAQs related to the exam.

Q. When will the SSC JE 2020 application window open?

A: Students can submit their applications from 1st to 30th October 2020.

Q. What is the exam date for the SSC JE Exam 2020 Paper-1?

A. The SSC JE Exam was conducted from 22nd to 25th March 2021.

Q. Can I pay the application fee offline?

A.  Yes, you can pay the application fee offline through the e-challan generated online. Deposit the fee through the e-challan in the banks’ branches mentioned in the official notification.

Q. When will the SSC JE 2020 answer key be declared?

A. The official SSC JE 2020 answer key was released on 6th April 2021. Candidates were given the facility to raise objection till 9th April 2021.

Q. When will the SSC JE 2020 final result be declared?

A. The SSC JE final result 2020 will be declared on the official website. However, the exact dates are not announced yet.


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